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Botanist studies tree growth rings

...always been fascinated with trees and the mysteries locked within their annual growth rings. Recently, the environmental botanist at Savannah River Ecology Lab completed a yearlong study to determine whether those rings can reveal important details about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/19/met_381598.shtml
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Lily clings to niche in ecosystem

Cindy Aulbach Smith wades quietly between ancient boulders worn smooth by the Savannah River. The aquatic plant botanist is studying one of the region's rarest flowers -- the rocky shoals spider lily -- that clings to life among turbulent rapids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/11/met_235693.shtml
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That tree we put up has a history behind it

...know, the Fraser fir was named for John Fraser, a Scottish botanist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries who explored the...only kaiser but also czar. Fraser wasn't the only Scottish botanist now remembered through the name of an evergreen. David Douglas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/06/moo_324250.shtml
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Microbe researcher vindicated

...and the subsequent scramble in North Carolina to save face -- have been a vindication for JoAnn Burkholder, a marine botanist at North Carolina State University who discovered the pfiesteria microbe and led a difficult, years-long battle to convince...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/18/tec_216211.shtml
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Darlington oak regains national title

...official registry of big trees. But last spring, a renowned botanist decided the Darlington oak, Quercus hemispherica, wasn't...Forests' experts to revisit the issue. American Forests' botanist, retired U.S. Forest Service forester Elbert Little, believed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/met_253832.shtml
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Camera for bugs helps study Mars

...shots being critiqued by NASA of a substance alien to planet Earth: Martian snow. Wergin, a cell specialist, and Erbe, a botanist, began using earthly matter to simulate and photograph crystals like those that cover the Martian icecaps about a year ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/04/tec_246530.shtml
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What's your poison?

...Preserve in McCormick County, S.C. "In the spring, it's not that much of a problem," the Augusta State University botanist said. "But you get in there now and wear shorts - and you're really in trouble." The boggy, damp creek bottoms are full...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/01/out_316365.shtml
Outdoors
Unreasonable force?

...of Southern cuisine and an illicit drug doesn't speak highly of their abilities as narcotics agents. You needn't be a botanist to correctly identify the characteristic shape of a marijuana leaf.The owner of the okra crop, Dwayne Perry, told an Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-07/unreasonable-force
Oldest ranger ponders future

...wilderness along the Canadian border.For 20 years, he has been the ambassador, manager, accountant, anthropologist, botanist, historian, traffic officer, landscaper, handyman and rules enforcer of Kintla Lake. He still hauls gravel, mends fences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-07/oldest-ranger-ponders-future
Stamp honors early botanists

...is honoring Mr. Bartram -- and his botanist father John Bartram -- with a commemorative...father, John Bartram, who was appointed Botanist Royal in America by King George III...1773, the famed naturalist, explorer, botanist and illustrator left Philadelphia to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/27/met_266514.shtml
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